Your Nominees Cheat Sheet for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Television was once considered a more commonplace form of entertainment than movies. Cinema held the prestige and TV was focused on quantity for more regular consumption. Those days are no longer. Television is now achieving film quality programming, often on tighter schedules and lower budgets than it’s theatrical relative. The increase in excellent programming is clearly represented in the nominees for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

Shows like Ozark and Godless that are dark and daring grabbed our attention. Others like Atlanta and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel broke the mold while making us laugh. Established favorites like Game of Thrones and The Americans will challenge newer titles like The Crown and The Handmaid’s Tale.

Before you tune into the Emmys next Monday, here’s a guide to all the TV you ought to catch up on this weekend. Print it out and circle your favorites to predict the winners.


The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards airs September 17 on NBC.

Featured Image: Presenters Colin Jost and Michael Che roll out the gold carpet for the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


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